Music by J Russel Robinson, lyrics by Arthur Terker and Harry S Pyle Jr. First recorded by Baggie Hariman's group, The Five Kings, for Manor Records in March 1947.
Music and lyrics by Alfonzo "Lonnie" Johnson. First recorded by Lonnie Johnson for the Bluebird label in February 1941.
Music and lyrics by Claud W Garner. First recorded by Roy Wilson and his Georgia Crackers for Melotone Records, October 1930.
Music by Clarence Williams, Lyrics by Spencer Williams. First recorded by Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band for Columbia Records in September 1919.
Music by Harold Dixon, lyrics by Lawrence Perricone. First recorded as an instrumental by the Rega Dance Orchestra for Okeh (4667) in July 1922. Recorded with vocals and orchestra by Charles Hart and Elizabeth Spencer for Edison (51085) in Sept 1922.
Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Milton Drake. First recorded by The Four King Sisters in May 1940. Popularized by the Ink Spots' 1940 recording released by Decca (3432) in the US and Brunswick (03197) in the UK.
Music and lyrics by James Cook. Big Ol' Pecker appears on Headin' Down to Henry's, the second album by Oregon-based band, The Wags (2001) .